The 2016 Miss Utah Scholarship Competition features 50 of Utah’s most dynamic women from all corners of the state. Each candidate brings talent, intelligence, and poise to the Miss Utah stage. Over the four-night competition, these accomplished women will compete in the areas of talent, on-stage question, evening wear, and social impact initiative. Tens of thousands of scholarship dollars are awarded for excellence in academics, service, and artistic expression. After three nights of preliminaries, the judges will narrow down the group to a Top 12, who will compete for the job of a lifetime – Miss Utah 2016. The Miss Utah Competition is the official state preliminary to Miss America.
The Miss Utah 2016 competition is the official preliminary competition for the state of Utah for the Miss America 2017 competition. A new Miss Utah 2016 will have the opportunity to represent Utah at the Miss America 2017 competition. Lauren Wilson was selected as Miss Utah 2016.
The Top 5 finalists at Miss Utah 2016 were:
First Runner-up: Jesse Craig
Second Runner-up: JessiKate Riley
Third Runner-up: Madison Monson
Fourth Runner-up: D'Mia Lamar
The Top 12 finalists at Miss Utah 2016 were:
Additional Awards for the Miss Utah 2016 pageant were:
People's Choice Caitlin Woods